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OpenOffice locks the document

Postby moazrefat » Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:30 pm

i have an openoffice installed on a ubuntu 10.04 host , and a multiple users can access a document at same time phisically or over a network , so i need to lock the document if another one is opening it ,

as its state now if user is opening the document another users through network also can open it and append and do all operations ,

if is it clear . can anyone help me please ?


your help and support is highly appreciated.
OpenOffice 2.4 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
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Re: openoffice lock the document howto

Postby Greengiant224 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:34 pm

moazrefat:
multiple users can access a document at same time phisically or over a network , so i need to lock the document if another one is opening it ,

as its state now if user is opening the document another users through network also can open it and append and do all operations ,


AOO/LO uses a lock file to protect itself from adulterated input/changes whilst it is open.

AFAIK, The first person to open a document has read & write access. ALL other 'connections/access' to the same document is read only.

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